Education & Admissions

  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
  • Hofstra University, B.A.
  • University of London, Modern British Theatre in Performance, and Elizabethan and Jacobean Theatre in Performance
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • OK RISE, LGBTQIA Subcommittee Chair, 2020-Present
  • Hofstra University Women in Leadership Initiative, Member, 2013-Presen
  • LeGal, Family and Matrimonial Law Committee, Member, 2013-Present
  • NYSBA, Committee on LGBT People and the Law, Member, 2013-Present
  • S. Department Attorney Network, Registered Counsel, The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction, 2010-Present
  • Appellate Division, First Department, Certified Law Guardian, 2002-Present
  • Family Law Section, Executive Committee Member, 2004-2018
  • Committee on Family Courts and Family, Member, 2003-2007
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member, 1987-2007
  • Committee on State Legislation, Member, 1995-1997
  • Committee on Matrimonial Law, Member, 1992-1995
  • Committee on Municipal Affairs, Secretary, Member, 1989-1992
  • Committee on Matrimonial Law, Secretary, Member, 1987-1988
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1986-Present
  • Lambda Legal Defense Fund, Cooperating Attorney Network, Member, 2009-Present


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